Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing


Why Veterans Turn to Drugs and Alcohol

by Chris Barnes A barrage of clinical studies over the last decade have consistently shown that US soldiers exposed to active combat in Iraq and Afghanistan …

‘No-one cares, mate’: Being a war veteran at 27 – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Updated April 25, 2017 12:59:53 Seared into the mind It’s just before nine o’clock on a rainy weekday morning and Chris May stands playing his …

Richard Boes Memorial Award-Winning Book 2011

The 2011 Richard Boes Memorial Award goes to James John Magner  for his book A Haunting Beauty: Vietnam Through the Eyes of an …

Finding Your Way after Military Service

Guest Blogger: Kevin Pearia December’s unemployment data came out recently, showing a progressing trend of lower unemployment; however, one key demographic …

A Veterans’ Issue: Deficiencies in CLCs

Guest Blogger: Amber Paley Veteran Community Living Centers (CLCs) were established by the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) in order to, …

A Proud Soldier – by Sharon Alsop

A Proud Soldier by Sharon Alsop Proudly he served his country Defended freedom far away Served loyally, protecting homeland Calls kept coming, more missions …

How to Help Kids Prepare for a Parent's Deployment

Guest Blogger: Daniela Baker Helping kids deploy for a parent’s departure is a tough and sometimes heartbreaking process, but it has to be done every day …

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